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“this place is a hoot!!!!!”
Review of Bates Hamburgers

Bates Hamburgers
Ranked #1 of 274 Restaurants in Livonia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Reviewed 20 July 2014

best greasy slider imaginable--laura was the cool counter girl--heard this place is the favorite
burger joint for everyone that lives around here--if you are in the area, gotta come get your
burger fix......

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Thank al-diana
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

Great burgers and fries. Small so eat 2-4 at a time. Kinda like a White Castle burger but better.
Cash only. Parking is bad ... not enough room at lunch time. On a busy corner but be patient, it can be accomplished.

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Thank michiganbeachflower
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

These burgers are the best! On a Saturday you can smell the burgers and onions cooking on the grill and sit by the window watching all the cars go by. Or if you prefer you can sit at the counter and watch the waitresses prepare the burgers and fries. The place is clean and brings back great memories of when these dinners with their stainless steel furnishings were popular. We love it! Too bad the parking is hard to come by, but that's because the place is so popular at all times!

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Thank gibson4475
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

For 55 years, these are the hamburgers to have. Live in California now...but a trip back to Livonia would not be complete without a....BATES hamburger

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1  Thank markandmarytravels
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Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

As others have noted, Bates only accepts cash. But it is well worth it. The burgers are among the best sliders I've had. The chili dog was very good as well. My son had the double cheese and loved it as well add his chili burger.

Note: the line at the backdoor is for takeout. Don't let the line scare you away. Go to the front door, order and grab a seat. It moves very quickly and is worth the short wait.

PS: Thanks Trip Advisor! I had heard stories about Bates, but never eaten there. We were on the area and Isaac the app to locate a place to eat. The app presented Bates and we loved it. I wouldn't have remembered to go there without the app!

2  Thank SGnKG
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